Definition of letting in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛtɪŋ


[mass noun] British
  • 1The action of renting out a property: the renovation of houses for letting [count noun]: she arranged lettings
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    • Since its launch last May, the firm has taken on the management and letting of 60 properties on the Costa del Sol.
    • Costs are allowed in full as an expense against the rental income from the house in the first year of letting.
    • Many insurers have recently steered clear of properties held for residential letting and those who do give quotes will often only cover buildings and contents together.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A property that is let or available to be let: large houses were subdivided into multiple lettings
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    • Richard, who comes from a Cornish farming family, qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has experience in property and lettings, farm restructuring and commercial contracts.
    • Jon Lord, Bolton council's head of community housing services, says this means local lettings are not affected.
    • We have five more lettings in hand that should be complete by the middle of November.

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